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Twitter users

im pretty familiar with twitter, though i dont use it nearly as much as i use facebook. anyway, im a little confused when people do this.

XYZ: RT "Insert words here"

I know that RT means retweet (i think)

but why not just click the retweet button? whats the point of quoting it and writing RT?


Asked by tnm786 at 9:16 PM on Mar. 25, 2013 in Technology

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  • Using the button doesn't let you add anything to it. The button just adds you to the list of people who've retweeted it and posts it on your stream for everyone who follows you to see. If you want to comment on it, you have to copy and paste it after your comment and RT:

    Answer by NotPanicking at 11:12 PM on Mar. 25, 2013